Before attending this course, students must have an understanding of: LAN/WAN (COMPTIA Network+ certification or equivalent experience); Lync Server 2013 and Lync Online; Enterprise voice and VOIP. Students attending this course should have experience with network assessments. They should also have sufficient knowledge of Lync Server 2013 and Lync Online to understand the features that impact LAN/WAN traffic. It is not necessary for students to have a MCSE: Communication, although many students will have attained this certification. Completion of MOC courses 20336 and 20337 far exceed the level of knowledge of Lync required for this class.